Espinal, Drury, and Panik will split time at short in Bo Bichette’s absence

Navigating Bo Bichette’s injury obviously isn’t going to be easy for the Blue Jays.

Bichette, as of right now, is the team’s best player, and, just as he was starting to really get heated up at the plate, the team’s offence finally broke out largely because of him.
Charlie Montoyo spoke on Monday about how he’s going to handle the shortstop position in Bo’s absence, suggesting that he’ll roll with a combination of Brandon Drury, Joe Panik, and Santiago Espinal at the position.

Charlie Montoyo on what happens next with the #BlueJays shortstop position: pic.twitter.com/SQyX4BjLU2
— Keegan Matheson (@KeeganMatheson) August 17, 2020

There isn’t really anybody down at the Alternate Training Site who can step in and fill Bo’s shoes. I mean, I’m sure we’d all love to see a top prospect like Jordan Groshans or Austin Martin get a crack to see what they can do in this weirdo season, but there’s obviously no way the Blue Jays will start either top prospect’s service time right now.
Apparently, they’re …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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